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Gallery: 46P/Wirtanen

Image taken by Erik Bryssinck

Fig 1:

Image Parameter Details
Image Date (UTC): 2018-10-30
Image Time (UTC): 13:51
Exposure: 4×120s (L) + 2×120s (R)
Filter: Luminance + Bessel R
Field of View:
Observing Site: Siding Spring, Australia, (remote telescope) - MPC: Q62
Observing Equipment: 0.51-m f/4.4 Planewave - FLI PL9000
Digital Processing: calibrated FIT-images available on request
Comments: comet altitude 84 degrees
magnitude 13.53 @ radius 6.48", magn. 12.77 @ radius 12.96" (catalog UCAC4) Afρ with R-Bessel (CARA approach) vs. Core distance: 57 cm (+/- 8 cm) for radius of 10.000 km (afrhoplot vs. Core distance added in jpg)

Table 1: Data about image.

Updated: 14-Dec-2018